Religious Places

The Zamora Cathedral

The Zamora cathedral stands on a highpoint of the Old Town surrounded by its defense walls and gates. Built between 1151 and 1174, the architecture is mainly Romanesque. The spacious domed interior features exquisite choir stalls created by Rodrigo Alemán in 1480. Carvings on the stalls depict figures of saints and famous men of antiquity as well as scenes of country life. The cathedral’s Capilla Mayor has a beautiful marble retablo. The high altar is flanked by two Mudéjar pulpits.

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